More concerts

Apart from the Concerts at Kings and Easter at King's series, King's hosts a number of concerts, mostly during term time. These concerts include those organised by the King's College Music Society (KCMS). For more information regarding upcoming KCMS concerts, do check the KCMS Facebook Page or Follow @musicatkings on Twitter.

KCMS: Maxwell Davies - Eight Songs for a Mad King & Berio - O King

Sunday 25 February 2018, 8.00pm

King's College Music Society (KCMS) presents an evening of Contemporary Chamber Music, featuring choral soloists from King's College Choir, Joseph Zubier (Countertenor) and Barney Wolstenholme (Baritone). The evening will be conducted by third year King's Student Joshua Ballance.


Berio - O King, Soloist: Joseph Zubier

Ballance - When the Rain Came, Soloist: Joseph Zubier

Maxwell Davies - Eight Songs for a Mad King, Soloist: Barney Wolstenholme

Tickets £10 (Adult) / £5 (Students) which are available to purchase by emailing as well as being on the Door. Save the Date!

Poster by Joseph Zubier

KCMS: Lunchtime Recital - Zac Moxon (Bassoon)

Thursday 1 March 2018, 1.10pm

Free Entry. Zac Moxon is a Third Year Bassoonist and studies Music at King's College Cambridge. He is a holder of the Derek Cornwell Scholarship, and is a Choral Scholar in King's College Choir, singing Bass. In this recital he will be trialing the music in preparation for his end of year examined recital.


Dutilleux : Sarabande et Cortege
Saint-Saëns: Bassoon Sonata
Telemann: Sonata in E minor

Accompanied by Donal McCann

King's Voices & KCMS: Bernstein, Debussy, Parry & Rimsky-Korsakov

Sunday 4 March 2018, 8.00pm

King's Voices and King's College Music Society present their Lent Term Concert, in the iconic King's College Chapel surroundings. This is a powerful concert not to be missed, featuring the college's mixed voice choir, directed by Ben Parry, and the mighty orchestral ability of the King's College Symphony Orchestra, joining forces to sing and play some fantastic repertoire:

Bernstein - Chichester Psalms, conductor: Ben Parry

Parry - Blest Pair of Sirens, conductor: Donal McCann

Debussy - Nocturnes, conductor: Joseph Zubier

Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol, conductor: 

Celebrating the centenary of Sir Hubert Parry's death, and the centenary of Leonard Bernstein's birth.

Tickets: £15 (Adults) / £10 King's Members / £5 (Students & Children) available to purchase in the King's College Visitor Centre, online at Or, via phone: 01223 769340. Save the date! (Note there was a misprint on the flyers, and these are the correct ticket prices)

The Perse School

Tuesday 6 March 2018, 7.30pm

French Horn Concerto No. 2 in E Flat Major TrV 283 – Richard Strauss

French Horn: Lucy Howard

Ein Deutches Requiem, Op. 45 – Johannes Brahms

Soprano: Lina Dambrauskaite

Tenor: Jacob Philips

Conductor: Michael Holiday

Perse Chorale

Perse Concert Orchestra

Nico Muhly - Sentences, Wagner - Siegfried-Idyll & New Composition by King's Composer Joel Robson

Sunday 11 March 2018, 8.00pm

King's College Music Society (KCMS) presents an evening of contemporary composition, featuring the music of renowned composer Nico Muhly, Richard Wagner and 1st year King's student Joel Robson.


Joel Robson - The Greenway WP, conducted by the composer.

Nico Muhly - Sentences, Soloist: Joseph Zubier, Conductor: Joshua Ballance

Wagner - Siegfried-Idyll, Conductor: Trojan Nakade

Tickets available on the Door: £10 Adults / £5 Students & Children as well as being available to purchase by emailing Tara at .Save the Date!


Dark Water, Burning World - Installation by Syrian artist Issam Kourbaj

Monday 12 March 2018, 5.30pm

An evening of liturgy, music and space to reflect on the plight of refugees today. 

Save the date for what will be a very special evening of Choral music, sung by King's Voices directed by Ben Parry, Syrian Chant performed by Lina Al Shahin, Poetry, including that of Ruth Padel's Lesbos 2015, and liturgy, surrounded by an intriguing and delicate art installation by Syrian artist Issam Kourbaj with his 1000 boats which will line the Chapel floor.

Free entry, and the general public are invited to attend as much or as little as they wish from 17.30 onwards.

Benenden School

Tuesday 20 March 2018, 6.00pm

The renowned Benenden Chapel Choir, of leading independent school Benenden School, will be performing David Bednall’s acclaimed interpretation of Stabat Mater. The Choir is delighted to be joined by composer David Bednall on the organ for this performance.

The Choir has performed Stabat Mater to audiences in the UK, Slovenia and the US and the CD release received widespread acclaim, including being selected as an Editor’s Choice in Gramophone magazine. Stabat Mater Benenden Chapel Choir and David Bednall

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem

Saturday 16 June 2018, 8.00pm


Cambridge University Sinfonia

Cambridge University Symphony Chorus

Naomi Woo, Jeremy Jackman conductor

Nardus Williams soprano

Johnny Herford bass


Tickets: £35, £30, £20, £12

Students: £31, £26, £16. £8, or £5 on the door, subject to availability

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